Teacher Burnout Causes, Symptoms and RecommendedSolutions: A Study on Special Education Teachers in Lebanon


Country: Lebanon

Classification: General

Year of Publication: 2016

Study Type:
Quantitative & Qualitative

Sample Size:

The Research party:
Lebanese American University, Lebanon

Main Idea or Research Questions:
The pressure of being a teacher of students with special needs could eventually drive teachers to burnout, a phenomenon that manifests itself in emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and feeling incapable of personal accomplishment. Burnout has physical and psychological symptoms and affects teachers' wellbeing and quality of work. In order to identify the causes and symptoms of teacher burnout, this study was conducted in 5 private schools in Beirut.

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